Universidade Católica de Pelotas

country rank  122
world rank  5536

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Founded in 1960, Universidade Católica de Pelotas (Catholic University of Pelotas) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Pelotas (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Arroio Grande, Canguçu, Pinheiro Machado, Piratini, Santa Vitória do Palmar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Católica de Pelotas (UCPEL) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Católica de Pelotas (UCPEL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Catholic University of Pelotas
Acronym UCPEL
Founded 1960
Motto In Vinculo Veritatis

University Location

Address Rua Felix da Cunha 412 - Centro
Pelotas (population range: 250,000-499,999)
96010-000 Rio Grande do Sul
T +55 (53) 2128 8000
F +55 (53) 2128 8005
Other locations Arroio Grande, Canguçu, Pinheiro Machado, Piratini, Santa Vitória do Palmar

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade Católica de Pelotas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Educação, Brazil

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020